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  • Kid Looking at my Tattoos in Petra, Jordan Photo

    Travel photo of the day, July 14, 2011- Kid in Petra, Jordan very intrigued by the tattooing that covers my arms. It is a little different that the tattooing that the people of this region still practice, but it is the same idea.

  • Man in Iraq with Buffalo Bills Hat Photo

    Travel photo of the day, July 13, 2011- A man that I met in Amadiya, Iraq just happened to be wearing a Buffalo Bills hat — my hometown team. I asked him about where he would get such a thing in the far north of Iraq, and he just shrugged and shook my hand.

  • Coconut Vendor in Mexico Photo

    Travel photo of the day, July 12, 2011- A coconut vendor on Zipolite beach in Oaxaca, Mexico keeps lowering his price on a “coco-loco,” a coconut filled with mezcal, until I finally agree. I found the lowering of the price from around $5 down to nearly nothing humorous, and obliged the vendor . . . [...]

  • Beach in Iceland Photo

    Travel photo of the day, July 11, 2011- The beaches of Iceland on Snaefellnes. These are some truly beautiful beaches, though the weather — even in summer — makes it a little too cold for swimming or being in anything but long sleeves and pants.

  • Library of Water in Iceland Photo

    Travel photo of the day, July 10, 2011- Museum of water in Stykkishholmer, Iceland. This is an installation done by Roni Horn. At first I thought it was a waste of space — like most “art” — but it soon grew on me as I found out more about it. Read Iceland Travelogue entries.

  • Icelandic Horse Photo

    Travel photo of the day, July 9, 2011- Icelandic horse near Stykkisholmer. These Icelandic horses were brought to the country from Scandinavia and became their own breed. Iceland is very strict about keeping the breed pure, and other types of horses are not allowed in the country, and Icelandic horses that are taken out of [...]

  • Sheep in Iceland Photo

    Travel photo of the day, July 8, 2011- Sheep in Iceland

  • Working in Iceland Photo

    Travel photo of the day, July 7, 2011- This is a photo of my writing on an Alphasmart Neo while in camp in Hvalfjordur, Iceland. Work doesn’t get much better than this.

  • Only My Dick Can Judge Me Tattoo Photo

    Travel photo of the day, July 6, 2011- “I have the best tattoo ever,” a guy said after seeing some girls check out my tattoos at a bar in Olafsvik, Iceland. He was right. He rolled up his sleeve and wailed, “Only my dick can judge me!” and there it was, scrawled across his arm. [...]

  • Mountains and Sea Near Borgarnes, Iceland Photo

    Mountains rise over the sea near Borgarnes, Iceland.